Local Areas means :



  1. The part of the State comprising the districts of Adilabad, Hyderabad (including Twin cities), Ranga Reddy, Karimnagar, Khammam, Medak, Mahaboobnagar, Nalgonda, Nizamabad and Warangal shall be regarded as the Osmania University Local area (Telangana).

  2. The part of the State comprising the districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna, Guntur and Prakasam shall be regarded as the Andhra University Local area (Andhra).

  3. The part of the State comprising the districts of Anantapur, Kurnool, Chittoor, Kadapa and Nellore shall be regarded as the Sri Venkateswara University Local area (Rayalaseema).


Local Candidate means :



  1. A candidate for admission shall be regarded as a local candidate in relation to a local area..

    1. if he has studied in Educational Institution or Educational Institutions in such local area for a period of not less than four consecutive academic years ending with the academic year in which he appeared or as the case may be, first appeared in the relevant qualifying examination    OR

    2. where, during the whole or any part of the four consecutive academic years ending with the academic year in which he appeared or as the case may be first appeared for the relevant qualifying examination he has not studied in any Educational Institutions, if he has resided in that local area for a period of not less than four years immediately preceding the date of commencement of the relevant qualifying examination in which he appeared or as the case may be first appeared.

  2. A candidate for admission to the course who is not regarded as local candidate under clause (A) in relation to any local area shall..

    1. If he has studied in Educational Institutions in the State for a period of not less than seven consecutive academic years ending with the academic year in which he appeared or as the case may be first appeared for the relevant qualifying examination be regarded as a local candidate in relation to..

      1. such local area where he has studied for the maximum period out of the said period of seven years; OR

      2. where the period of his study in two or more local areas are equal such local area, where he has studied last in such equal period

    2. If, during the whole or any part of seven consecutive academic years, ending with the academic year in which he appeared or as the case may be first appeared for the relevant qualifying examination he has not studied in the Educational Institutions in any local area but has resided in the State during the whole of the said period of seven years, be regarded as a local candidate in relation to..

      1. such local area where he has resided for the maximum period out of the said period of seven years; OR

      2. where the periods of his residence in two or more local areas are equal, such local area where he has resided last in such equal periods.

  3. The following categories of candidates are eligible to apply for admission to the remaining 15% of un-reserved seats...

    1. All the candidates eligible to be declared as local candidates

    2. Candidates who have resided in the State for a total period of 10 years excluding periods of study outside the State or either of whose parents have resided in the State for a total period of ten years excluding period of employment outside the State.

    3. Candidates who are children of parents who are in the employment of a State or Central Government, Public Sector Corporations, Local ~ Asked by ramesh, On: Feb 5, 2008